There is a place for the odds and ends that don’t make it into the official reports and this is it. One of our writers has driven an estimated 750,000 miles to attend somewhere around 5,000 meetings. He doesn’t know much about water but he knows a lot about meetings and Highway 99. There’s no telling what will go through a person’s mind with all that alone time behind the wheel. Find out here.


Sustainable Groundwater Plans Now Being Released for Public Comment

By Geoff Vanden Heuvel, Director of Regulatory & Economic Affairs California Milk Producers Council Reprinted by permission. Over the past several weeks, many Central Valley Groundwater Sustainability Agencies (GSAs) have released their proposed Groundwater...

James ID Looking for New GM August 23, 2019

GENERAL MANAGER JAMES IRRIGATION DISTRICT (San Joaquin, CA) Salary open DOQ. James Irrigation District is located about 30 miles southwest of the City of Fresno and is comprised of roughly 26,000 acres, of which 22,000 acres are currently irrigated. It is a public...

California Water Institute at Fresno State Water Resiliency Workshop

BACKGROUND On April 29, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-10-19, which directed the California Natural Resources Agency, the California Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture to work together to...

Thank You to All Who Helped Make the 2nd SGMA Survival Tool Kit a Success

On Thursday May 30th WaterWrights.net along with the Tulare County Farm Bureau and the WET Center at Fresno State hosted the Second SGMA Survival Toolkit at the Veterans Memorial Building in Exeter. We expected 100 people and close to 200 showed up to hear two panels...

Rain in Louisiana

Starting in the early morning hours of June 6, 2019 the rain band over our home in Cecilia, Louisiana really cut loose. From about 4:00am until 8:00am or so it rained the equivalent of three inches per hour. Thank God we have decent drainage into the Bayou Teche which...

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Henry Miller Reclamation District #2131 Seeks a Water Master The Henry Miller Reclamation District #2131 (District) delivers irrigation water and provides drainage services to over 300 landowners covering 45,000 acres of highly...

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NKGSA Looking for Leadership

The Fresno Irrigation District (“FID”) in coordination with the North Kings Groundwater Sustainability Agency (“NKGSA”) seeks to hire an individual to serve as the Executive Officer of the NKGSA. Prospective candidate needs related experience in water management. For...

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